Service Canada

Site: Barrie

Service: Old Age Security - Guaranteed Income Supplement

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update Service Canada Centres are beginning a gradual reopening * Canadians should continue to use Service Canada’s many online services whenever possible: Canada.ca/service-canada-home * if you require assistance accessing services, complete an online request at: https://eservices.canada.ca/en/service/ * for those who do not have internet access or face other barriers, call 1-877-355-2657 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm If you still require assistance in person, make a request for an appointment by filling our the service request for at: https://eservices.canada.ca/en/service/

Monthly non-taxable benefit to Old Age Security (OAS) pension recipients who have a low income and are living in Canada
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Update Service Canada Centres are beginning a gradual reopening * Canadians should continue to use Service Canada’s many online services whenever possible: Canada.ca/service-canada-home * if you require assistance accessing services, complete an online request at: https://eservices.canada.ca/en/service/ * for those who do not have internet access or face other barriers, call 1-877-355-2657 Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm 
 
If you still require assistance in person, make a request for an appointment by filling our the service request for at: https://eservices.canada.ca/en/service/ 
No local Barrie phone number * NOTE: sign at front of building which houses Barrie Service Canada Centre says Government of Canada, 48 Owen St
Hours COVID-19 Update Service Canada Centres are open by appointment only * Clients should not book an in-person visit if they are experiencing any of the following:  
 
• Have symptoms of fever, cough or difficulty breathing. 
• Have had contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days. 
• Have been instructed by local public health authorities to self-isolate due to travel or contact historyBarrie Service Canada Centre:  
 
Regular Hours 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * no appointment necessary
Areas Served Central Ontario
Eligibility OAS recipients * based on income * applicants claiming common-law marital status must submit supporting documentation
Application Service Canada implemented a process to automatically enroll seniors who are eligible to receive the GIS * if you can be automatically enrolled, Service Canada will send you a notification letter the month after you turn 64 
 
If you did not receive a letter from Service Canada informing you that you were selected for automatic enrolment, and you wish to start receiving your OAS pension and the GIS at age 65, you should apply for them right away * see Guaranteed Income Supplement for information on how to apply
Languages English ; French - Reception, Programs
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie Service Canada Centre
48 Owen St
Barrie, ON L4M 3H1
 
View Google Map
Intersection Owen St and Worsley St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone English 1-800-277-9914 * French 1-800-277-9915
TTY Phone 1-800-255-4786
Website www.esdc.gc.ca/en/cpp/oas/gis/index.page
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ServiceCanada_E

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